1998 African Men's Handball Championship


The 1998 African Men's Handball Championship was the 13th edition of the African Men's Handball Championship, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 19 to 28 October 1998. It acted as the African qualifying tournament for the 1999 World Championship in Egypt.[1]

1998 African Men's Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Africa
Dates19–28 October
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Tunisia (5th title)
Runner-up Algeria
Third place Egypt
Fourth place Nigeria
Tournament statistics
Matches27
Goals scored1176 (43.56 per match)
Next

Tunisia win their fifth title beating Algeria in the final game 22–19.

Qualified teams


Group stage


     Team advance to the knockout stage

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Egypt 4 4 0 0 152 65 +87 8
 Algeria 4 3 0 1 124 70 +54 6
 Congo 4 2 0 2 90 102 12 4
 Ivory Coast 4 1 0 3 86 110 24 2
 South Africa (H) 4 0 0 4 57 162 105 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
19 October 1998 Congo  34–14  South Africa Johannesburg

20 October 1998 Algeria  31–14  Ivory Coast Johannesburg
20 October 1998 Egypt  34–11  Congo Johannesburg

21 October 1998 Ivory Coast  34–20  South Africa Johannesburg
21 October 1998 Algeria  31–21  Congo Johannesburg

22 October 1998 Egypt  57–14  South Africa Johannesburg

23 October 1998 Algeria  37–9  South Africa Johannesburg
23 October 1998 Egypt  35–15  Ivory Coast Johannesburg

24 October 1998 Egypt  26–25  Algeria Johannesburg
24 October 1998 Congo  24–23  Ivory Coast Johannesburg

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Nigeria 4 3 1 0 88 73 +15 7
 Tunisia 4 3 0 1 100 80 +20 6
 Morocco 4 2 0 2 83 88 5 4
 Angola 4 0 2 2 90 99 9 2
 Cameroon 4 0 1 3 61 82 21 1
Source: [citation needed]
18 October 1998 Morocco  20–18  Angola Johannesburg

19 October 1998 Nigeria  10–0  Cameroon Johannesburg

Cameroon arrived late.


20 October 1998 Nigeria  28–24  Tunisia Johannesburg
(14–11)
20 October 1998 Angola  23–23  Cameroon Johannesburg

22 October 1998 Nigeria  22–21  Morocco Johannesburg
22 October 1998 Tunisia  24–14  Cameroon Johannesburg

23 October 1998 Tunisia  28–21  Angola Johannesburg
23 October 1998 Morocco  25–24  Cameroon Johannesburg

24 October 1998 Tunisia  24–17  Morocco Johannesburg
24 October 1998 Nigeria  28–28  Angola Johannesburg

Knockout stage


 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
26 October – Johannesburg
 
 
 Egypt23
 
28 October – Johannesburg
 
 Tunisia26
 
 Tunisia22
 
26 October – Johannesburg
 
 Algeria17
 
 Nigeria21
 
 
 Algeria32
 
Third place
 
 
27 October – Johannesburg
 
 
 Egypt35
 
 
 Nigeria26

Semifinals

26 October 1998 Egypt  23–26  Tunisia Johannesburg

26 October 1998 Nigeria  21–32  Algeria Johannesburg

Ninth place game

25 October 1998 South Africa  18–41  Cameroon Johannesburg

Seventh place game

25 October 1998 Ivory Coast  27–21  Angola Johannesburg

Fifth place game

25 October 1998 Morocco  25–23  Congo Johannesburg

Third place game

27 October 1998 Egypt  35–26  Nigeria Johannesburg

Final

28 October 1998 Tunisia  22–17  Algeria Johannesburg

Final ranking


Team qualified for the 1999 World Championship
Team qualified for the 1999 World Championship as hosts
RankTeam
 Tunisia
 Algeria
 Egypt
4 Nigeria
5 Morocco
6 Congo
7 Ivory Coast
8 Angola
9 Cameroon
10 South Africa

References


  1. "Men Handball XIII Africa Championship – 1998 South Africa". todor66.com. Todor Krastev. 26 November 2016.